3D printer creates first object in space
3D printer creates first object in space

The 3D printer at the International Space Station (ISS) has created the first printed object in space - a part of the printer itself - paving the way to future long-term space expeditions.

Soyuz capsule carrying first Italian female astronaut docks with Space Station
Soyuz capsule carrying first Italian female astronaut docks with Space Station

A Russian capsule carrying first Italian female astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti arrived at the International Space Station.

First Italian female astronaut ready for spaceflight
First Italian female astronaut ready for spaceflight

History will be made Monday with the first ever Italian female astronaut set to go into space for a mission on board the International Space Station (ISS).

International Space Station crew safely returns to Earth after 165-day mission
International Space Station crew safely returns to Earth after 165-day mission

After a a 165-day mission, three International Space Station (ISS) crew members of Expedition 41 have landed safely in Kazakhstan.

NASA arranges 3D tour of International Space Station
NASA arranges 3D tour of International Space Station

 You could now have a 3D tour of the International Space Station and experience how astronauts orbit in zero gravity while sitting in front of your computer at home.

Setback for space tourism as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket crashes during test flight
Setback for space tourism as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket crashes during test flight

Virgin Galactic's first commercial spacecraft crashed on Friday during a test flight over California, scattering debris over the desert and leaving at least one pilot dead, officials said.

Authorities probe failed NASA rocket blast, ISS resupplied
Authorities probe failed NASA rocket blast, ISS resupplied

NASA authorities along with the Orbital Sciences Corp. on Thursday started investigating the reasons behind unmanned NASA rocket explode.

Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied

Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, destroying supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station.

Unmanned NASA rocket carrying supplies to ISS explodes shortly after lift-off in Virginia
Unmanned NASA rocket carrying supplies to ISS explodes shortly after lift-off in Virginia

An unmanned NASA rocket exploded shortly after take-off from Virginia on Tuesday evening.

Orbital cargo spacecraft set for launch to space station
Orbital cargo spacecraft set for launch to space station

The US space agency, NASA is gearing up to launch Orbital Science Corporation's Antares rocket carrying Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).

SpaceX ship returns to Earth loaded with lab results

SpaceX`s unmanned Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station and returned to Earth on Saturday after a month in orbit, NASA said.

Third spacewalk in 3 weeks at International Space Station

 Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men today, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station.

US astronauts conduct spacewalk to repair ISS
US astronauts conduct spacewalk to repair ISS

A pair of American astronauts stepped outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk to do repairs and upkeep at the orbiting outpost, NASA said.

Earth-observing instrument activated on space station

In a bid to monitor Earth better, NASA has successfully installed and activated its first Earth-observing instrument - the ISS-RapidScat - on the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA directs Boeing, SpaceX to begin work on space taxis
NASA directs Boeing, SpaceX to begin work on space taxis

NASA has ordered the US multi-national Boeing Company and the California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) to restart work to develop space taxis to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft respectively.

ISS astronauts complete six-hour maintenance spacewalk
ISS astronauts complete six-hour maintenance spacewalk

 In a six-hour long spacewalk, astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency have successfully relocated a failed cooling pump and conducted other equipment repairs and maintenance work outside the International Space Station (ISS).

US to widen space cooperation with Russia

NASA is ready to increase the number of joint space experiments with Russia, Oleg Ostapenko, chief of Russia's National Space Agency (Roskosmos), said Friday.

US-Russian crew safely reaches space station despite glitch

A Russian Soyuz rocket safely delivered a US-Russian trio to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, despite a technical glitch which briefly threatened to lengthen their journey to the $100 billion complex.

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station Tuesday with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried meals, 20 live lab mice and a 3D printer.